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Ostrava Days

Ostrava various venues, Czech Republic

The ten day festival of contemporary and orchestral music in the Czech industrial city launches this year with two concerts featuring music by Terry Riley, Robert Ashley, Peter Ablinger and a selection of emerging composers in the Hlubina coal mine. Other concerts include an 18 hour event (23 August), vocal music in the local cathedral (27), a string quartet night (29), a closing orchestral performance featuring Morton Feldman's opera Neither (31), numerous Czech and international premieres and much more. Ostrava various venues, 22–31 August.